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Asheboro Police Make Arrest After Stabbing

ASHEBORO N.C. – A local man is in jail under a one million dollar bond after police say he stabbed a victim multiple times on Sunday.

Officers with Asheboro Police Department responded to Pelican Snowballs on Sunday May 8th 2022, after a child ran into the business reporting their mother had been stabbed. Officers responded to the business as well as a residence on Washington Ave. There they located they victim, identified as Renalta Smith, who had been stabbed multiple times. Smith was transported by EMS to a local medical facility.

Police say after receiving a tip they were able to located the suspect identified as Kelly Lashaun Wiley, at the Dollar General on Zoo Parkway. It is not how the victim knew the suspect or what motivated the crime.

Mr. Wiley was arrested and charged with the Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, Attempted First Degree Murder, and Assault on a Child Under 12. Mr. Wiley was placed in the Randolph County Jail under a $1,000,000.00 secured bond where he is currently being held.

Kelly Lashaun Wiley

  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury
  • Attempted First Degree Murder
  • Assault on a Child Under 12

$1,000,000 Secured Bond

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